Berkeley woman seeks $1 million after car wreck

By Cara Bailey | Feb 15, 2007

CHARLES TOWN - A Berkeley County woman has filed a suit against a Pennsylvania company seeking $1 million after she was left permanently disabled following a wreck with one of their employees.

Sharon Clark, on behalf of herself and her children, filed a suit against Columbia Ancillary Services and Joseph Massaro on Feb. 1 in Jefferson Circuit Court.

On Feb. 3, 2005, Massaro was making deliveries for the company. The suit says that while Massaro was working, he caused a wreck with a vehicle in which Clark was a passenger.

As a result of the wreck, Clark sustained brain and orthopedic injuries, which leaves her permanently disabled, the suit says. Also as a result of the wreck, Clark's children have suffered and will lose parental consortium.

Clark has incurred $247,000 of medical bills, and will continue to need medical care. Therefore, she seeks $1 million to help pay past and future medical bills, plus court costs.

Lawrence M. Schultz represents Clark.

Jefferson Circuit Court case number 07-C-40

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